Saturday, May 27, 2006
CONGRATULATIONS…IT’S A PAIR OF SOCKS
I bought a pair of socks yesterday and, when I’d finished paying for them at the register ,the girl that sold them to me said ‘’congratulations’’ as is the custom here when someone acquires something.
Thanks, shall I make a speech?.
There’s a plethora of niceties, including one said to people who have just had a shower (similar to the French ‘’bon bain’’) haircut (similar to the French ‘’bon coupe’’) etc.